Big Game Commercial Services Board

In the interest of the state's wildlife resources, the Big Game Commercial Services Board adopts regulations governing the big game commercial service industry in Alaska.

The Board makes final licensing decision and takes disciplinary actions against persons who violate licensing laws.

The Big Game Commercial Services Board is staffed by the Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing.

The Big Game Commercial Services Board consists of two licensed Registered Guide-Outfitters, two licensed Transporters, two private landholders, two public members, and one member from the Board of Game.

Board members are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Legislature.

Regulated Professions

  • Assistant Guide
  • Class-A Assistant Guide
  • Master Guide-Outfitter
  • Registered Guide-Outfitter
  • Retired Guide-Outfitter
  • Transporter

Unique Verification Code (UVC) Information for Guides

Important Note For Guides Regarding Drawing Hunt Permit Applications: Some hunts require a signed guide-client agreement before or at the time of drawing hunt permit applications. For these hunts, guides must have a current GUA registration on file for all or a portion of the area prior to the client applying for the drawing hunt permit. 

Board-approved Assistant Guide training course

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Contact Information

Cindy Hansen
Licensing Examiner
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806
Phone: (907) 465-2543
Fax: (907) 465-2974